Moyle Rovers too strong for Mullinahone in South Tipp junior football

Moyle Rovers were much too strong for Mullinahone in the South Tipperary JFC ‘A’ quarter final at Kilsheelan on Saturday evening, winning 1-12 to 1-1.

Moyle Rovers were much too strong for Mullinahone in the South Tipperary JFC ‘A’ quarter final at Kilsheelan on Saturday evening, winning 1-12 to 1-1.

Midfielder Daniel Long opened the scoring for Rovers after 5 minutes with Conor Conneally, Rian Boland and wing back Luke

Boland adding three more points.  

A high ball played in toward the goal mouth to corner forward Padraig Hartigan resulted in a goal.

Then in the 17th minute Mullinahone got a run at goal, forced the save from Rovers goalie James Cahill, but it resulted in a penalty

Cahill saved Richie Walsh’s spot kick for a 45 which was sent over for a point

Robert Boland then pointed for Rovers and Conor Conneally added to the total from a free.  

Then completely against the run of play Mullinahone’s James McGrath volleyed on a breaking ball which just

lobbed in over the head of goalie Cahill. Rovers finished the half with a point to leave the half time Score 1-7 to 1-1.  

The second half was a very one sided affair. The Mullinahone forwards were held scoreless while Moyle Rovers scored 0-5 points from Conor Conneally (3), TJ Wall and Oliver McGrath.

Moyle Rovers: James Cahill, Michael Mulcahy, Noel Wall, Eamon Cahill, Luke Boland, Daniel Egan, Sean Lonergan, Mark Murray, Daniel Long, Conor Conneally, Oliver McGrath, Rian Boland, John O’Brien, Robert Boland, Padraig Hartigan, TJ Wall, Kevin Condon, Kevin O’Donnell, Alec Owens.

CJ Kickhams Mullinahone: Jack McCarthy, Sean Waltzer, Sean O’Meara, David Waltzer, Ky Vaughan, Enda McEnary, Ciaran O’Shea, Michael Cahill,

Adrian O’Brien, James Comerford, John Murphy, Jamie McGrath, Niall Donehy, Declan McNamara, Richie Walsh.

Referee - Gerry Ryan (Grangemockler)